There are large amounts of methane and carbon dioxide dissolved in the deep waters of lake Kivu - if disturbed they could cause a catastrophe.
A new study shows that the way humpback whales choose their habitats is affected by humans.
The "decision science" approach helps avoid unanticipated consequences of programs to bring species such as New Zealand's little bush moa, Waitomo frog, or laughing owl back from extinction.
New research shows it only takes a few countries to kick-start the kind of global transformation required to meet the Paris Agreement’s long-term goals.
Fingers on buzzers.
It's not all doom and gloom when it comes to work being done to secure the future of the planet.
Global warming and carbon emissions, left unchecked, could cause rising sea levels and displace almost 200 million people. But we can still prevent the worst case scenario if we act now.
Reports about trace amounts of pesticides, like the EWG's Dirty Dozen, can leave people afraid to buy fruits and vegetables. But the hype is often overblown.
The Industrial Revolution choked English cities in smog, filled rivers with waste and spread disease in crowded cities. At the same time, fairy tales about humans destroying nature proliferated.
As the goat plague is a trans-boundary disease, there's concern that it will spill over into neighbouring countries such as Rwanda and Burundi.
Every new batch of bees needs the equivalent of eight hectares of lavender fields to prosper.
The world needs an alternative system, measuring economic value in face of the dissatisfaction that brought Donald Trump to the White House.
It's time for governments to think long-term about the kind of places they want to create.
How to measure the real impact of green bonds? As France is issuing its first green bonds, the market in the global south could expand fast this year.
Understanding the best food option is getting complicated. Enter the new flexitarians.
Cars, clothes, diamonds and jets: it's time we addressed just how much the wealthy are hurting the planet.
Leaders are worried US leadership on global issues like climate change will be diminished under President Trump. Experts explain why China is ready to lead, and how that could be a good thing.
In the Pacific region, customary laws could create problems when implementing international law associated with climate change.
The government has decided to protect vast new expanses of land and sea. But bad planning and lax regulations are likely to limit, or even undermine, this conservation effort.
Modesty in your spending (and half an eye on the future) could make you very cheerful indeed.